Tag Archives: Hong Kong

SCAD: the University of Creative Ideas is hiring Associate Dean of Academic Services

(12 July 2019) SCAD Hong Kong seeks an Associate Dean of Academic Services to supervise associate chairs, faculty and library staff and is responsible for all academic programs in the Hong Kong location. The associate dean of academic services also conducts classroom observations and ensures continuous improvement of the student learning experience; oversees curriculum, assessment […]


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Deadline extended: The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong hiring Associate Librarian

(15 February 2019)  The application deadline for this position has extended to 17 March 2019. Associate Librarian – Library (Ref: AssoLib (LIB) 2019-02-15)  Responsibilities:  provide vision, direction and leadership in the formulation of library strategic planning, policies and guidelines; oversee Library collections including budget planning and management, collection development and assessment, acquisition and description of library […]


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iGroup (Asia Pacific) honoured to be a Caring Company

(13 February 2019) The iGroup (Asia Pacific) Limited is honoured to be named as a Caring Company by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.  Nominated by Caritas – Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, the iGroup has been bestowed this award because of its continuous support and commitment to the young and the elderly through […]


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UGC workshop on impact submissions for RAE 2020 held in CityU, Hong Kong

(30 January 2019) The University Grants Committee (UGC), Hong Kong, held a workshop on research impact on 14th January at City University of Hong Kong. Overview of impact submission requirements for Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2020 was explained with invited speakers included academics from UK sharing their experience on preparing REF impact case studies in their […]


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The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong hiring Associate Librarian

(18 January 2019) The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) (formerly Hang Seng Management College), now invites applications for the following position: Associate Librarian – Library (Ref: AssoLib (LIB) 2019-01-18) Responsibilities include: provide vision, direction and leadership in the formulation of library strategic planning, policies and guidelines; oversee Library collections including budget planning and management, collection development […]


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How digital age has forced Hong Kong’s libraries and librarians to change ways they get us to read

(21 December 2018) Various initiatives include increasing access and range of e-books, holding outdoor pop-up libraries around the city and loaning books to pre-schools; and use of printed books is down as surveys show e-books are read by only 12 per cent of internet users while just 36 per cent of primary school pupils ‘love […]


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Hong Kong Sinfonietta Limited hiring Music Librarian

(15 December 2018) Would you like to work as an administrator for an orchestra ?  Hong Kong Sinfonietta is looking for a Music Librarian.  Prior experience is preferred. You will be in charge of the orchestra’s library including the acquisition of music for every performance of the orchestra.  You will have knowledge of classical music […]


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Going Green: Implementing Sustainable Strategies in Libraries Around the World — Buildings, Management, Programmes and Services

(20 November 2018) This publication examines aspects of reducing the ecological footprint in libraries’ workaday operations as well as the social role and responsibility of libraries as leaders in environmental sustainability. The theoretical background and practical applications of contributions made by worldwide libraries to the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are discussed. General […]


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Novelist Dung Kai-cheung asks Hong Kong ‘to withdraw’ his Author of the Year title over indecency row

(1 August 2018) Renowned Hong Kong author Dung Kai-cheung has penned a satirical post asking the authorities to withdraw his 2014 “author of the year” title after Japanese author Haruki Murakami’s latest novel was classified as “indecent” by the city’s Obscene Articles Tribunal. Killing Commendatore, published in 2017, was put into the second tier of […]


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Haruki Murakami’s new novel declared ‘indecent’ by Hong Kong censors

(25 July 2018) The latest novel from Haruki Murakami, Japan’s most celebrated literary export, has fallen foul of censors in Hong Kong, where it was ruled to be indecent by a tribunal and removed from display at a book fair. Hong Kong’s Obscene Articles Tribunal announced last week that the Chinese-language edition of Murakami’s Kishidancho […]


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$1 million donation will support new Learning Commons at McGill University’s Faculty of Education

Chan Kwok Wai Foundation shares McGill’s mission to create 21st century digital literacy environment (12 July 2018) Thanks to a $1 million donation from the Hong Kong-based Chan Kwok Wai Foundation, the Faculty of Education will undergo a major renovation of its former library space to create a new Learning Commons. As literacy, technology and […]


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Digital Dunhuang show to open in Hong Kong

(10 July 2018) The Heritage Museum will host the Digital Dunhuang – Tales of Heaven & Earth exhibition from July 11 to October 22. It uses the latest multimedia technology to show Dunhuang’s famous grottoes and cultural relics. It will feature more than 100 exhibits, including a replica of cave 285, the most vibrant cave […]


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Lingnan University hiring Assistant Librarian I (Information Services and User Education)

(25 June 2018) The appointee will lead the Information Services and User Education team in the Library. He or she is required to (a) oversee and coordinate all information literacy programs including orientation, workshops, and all other reference services; (b) formulate and implement research support services particularly for postgraduate students; (c) conduct staff and student […]


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Hang Seng Management College Hong Kong hiring Associate Librarian

(12 June 2018) The Associate Librarian will: provide leadership in the development of strategic planning and formulation of policies for the library user-centered services; develop and implement innovative approaches for effective scholarly communication, instruction activities, reference and access services; evaluate and develop library outreach and public services strategies; cultivate strong liaison relationships with faculty to design […]


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Invitation to Vertigo Ventures’ Seminar on Engagement & Impact: Creating 4* RAE Impact Case Studies

(12 June 2018) Vertigo Ventures is pleased to invite you to their seminar on Engagement & Impact: Creating 4* RAE Impact Case Studies to be held on Thursday 21 June 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (followed by light refreshments) @ The Hub, 1/F., Fortune Building, 150-158 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. This seminar […]


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